Avon Beach Nourishment Project Featured on NBC’s Today Show

The proposed Avon Beach Nourishment project was featured on NBC’s Today show on Monday morning, April 26, in a roughly four-minute segment that included an interview with Dare County Manager, Bobby Outten. In the segment, Outten explained the background of the proposed $11 million dollar beach nourishment plan and its subsequent tax for Avon residents, […]

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A closer look at the first steps of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse restoration

Climbing at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse may be suspended until late summer, but when visitors return, they’ll be greeted by a fresh new interior that belies the lighthouse’s 151 years of operation. While the exterior of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is currently quiet, with a few temporary barricades set up to prevent visitors from entering […]

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Plans are underway to add a wave of improvements to the Salvo Community Cemetery

Plans are in the works to add a new wave of improvements to the historic Salvo Community Cemetery, (also known as the Salvo Day Use Cemetery), which includes new landscaping, installing signage for visitors, and resetting a handful of dislodged headstones, per a recent update from project organizers. Situated along the Pamlico Sound on the […]

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Hatteras Library reopens to the public for in-person visits

After halting in-person visits in early 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Dare County’s three libraries, (which includes the Hatteras Library in Hatteras village), reopened their buildings to the public on Monday, April 19. The buildings are now open for browsing, borrowing, and other services, with in-library services available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from […]

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UPDATE: Body that washed ashore on Hatteras Island believed to be man who drove off Chesapeake Bay Bridge in Dec.

The family of a delivery driver whose truck went off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel on December 29 stated on social media that the body that washed ashore in between Avon and Salvo on April 9 was their loved one, Erik Mezick, 47, of Fruitland, Maryland. “Erik has been found in North Carolina!” read the post on […]

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